event listing.

solos

Title Events $45 per Event

Twirl: The Competition Grand Champion

Nov./Beginner: Solo, Show Twirl, Basic Strut

Int./Adv./College: Solo, Show Twirl, 2 Baton

Twirl: The Competition Strut Champion

Nov./Beginner: Basic Strut, Military Strut, Best App. (Basic & Military will be done back to back in the same lane.)

Int./Adv./College: X Strut, Basic Strut, Best App. 

First Time Twirler Champion

Show Twirl, Basic Strut

 

All Ages

Sounds of Muscle Shoals Twirling Champion

*Show Twirl, 2 Baton, Best Appearing

Beg./Int./Adv./College

The Shoals has a rich history in the music industry and for this category, we want to honor those who have created such memorable songs. Show Twirl Music selection needs to be a song that was created in the Shoals or from someone with musical ties to the Shoals Area. 

(*Only the music for the Sounds of Muscle Shoals Title Event needs to have a Shoals Connection, all other events with Show Twirl can be to the music of your choice.)

Awards: Title Events 1st Place Tiara, Trophy, Banner

2nd-3rd Place-Trophy

Open Events $10-$15

 

Nov./Beginner/Int./Adv./College

Best Appearing $12

One Baton $12

Two Baton $12

Three Baton $12

Basic Box $12

X-Strut $12

Pairs $12

Most Photogenic $10

(Must submit a glossy photo up to an 8x10 by the entry deadline via mail

Show Twirl $15

Show Twirl Duet $15 per twirler

Show Twirl Trio $15 per twirler

*Show Twirl 3:00 minutes max. 1 or more batons may be used during the routine.  

** 1, 2, & 3 Baton 30 seconds to 2:00 minutes max.

***Pairs 2:00 minutes max, 1 Baton

With the exception of Show Twirl Events, all competitors will be in assigned lanes performing to standard march music. 

Awards: 1st Place Trophy

2nd-10th Medallion

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Teams

All team events are $10 per competitor per routine.  

Team Events (See description for time limits/member info)

Novelty Show Twirl Team (Studio)

(3:00 minutes max)

Minimum Team Members:4

Tiny Twirlers(0-5.99), Juvenile (6-8.99), Tween (9-11.99), Junior (12-14.99), Senior (15-17.99) Collegiate (18+)

One or More Batons, Props Allowed, Choreography/Costuming should be a reflection of the music. Group/Partner work should all be incorporated to create a dynamic effect.  Music needs to be age-appropriate.  

Dance Twirl Team (Studio)

(3:00 minutes max)

Minimum Team Members:4

Tiny Twirlers(0-5.99), Juvenile (6-8.99), Tween (9-11.99), Junior (12-14.99), Senior (15-17.99) Collegiate (18+)

One baton per twirler upon entry, but batons may be passed to other members during the routine incorporating group/partner work/floor coverage/patterns. No props allowed. Choreography/Costuming should be a reflection of the music.  Music needs to be age-appropriate.  

Show Twirl Team (Studio)

(3:00 minutes max)

Minimum Team Members:4

Tiny Twirlers(0-5.99), Juvenile (6-8.99), Tween (9-11.99), Junior (12-14.99), Senior (15-17.99) Collegiate (18+)

One or more batons, no props, costuming/choreography should be a reflection of the music and should create a theme.  Floor coverage, partner work, exchanges, and variety should be incorporated throughout the routine. Music needs to be age-appropriate. 

Show/Theme Corps

(10 minutes max)

Minimum Team Members: 10

Juvenile (0-11.99), Junior (12-14.99), Senior (15-18+)

One or more batons, props, and backdrops.  The choreography of baton and dance movements should create a theme.  Costuming should reflect the overall theme and keep the audience entertained throughout. Music needs to be age-appropriate.  

Duet/Trio Novelty Show Twirl (Studio)

(3:00 minutes max)

Team Members 2 Minimum, 3 Max

Tiny Twirlers(0-5.99), Juvenile (6-8.99), Tween (9-11.99), Junior (12-14.99), Senior (15-17.99) Collegiate (18+)

One or More Batons, Props Allowed, Choreography/Costuming should be a reflection of the music. Group/Partner work should all be incorporated to create a dynamic effect.  Music needs to be age-appropriate.

 

X-Small Dance Twirl Team (Studio)

(3:00 minutes max)

Minimum Team Members:2, Max 4

Tiny Twirlers(0-5.99), Juvenile (6-8.99), Tween (9-11.99), Junior (12-14.99), Senior (15-17.99) Collegiate (18+)

One baton per twirler upon entry, but batons may be passed to other members during the routine incorporating group/partner work/floor coverage/patterns. No props allowed. Choreography/Costuming should be a reflection of the music.  Music needs to be age-appropriate.  

School Team Events (See description for time limits/member info)

Novelty Show Twirl Team (School)

(3:00 minutes max)

Minimum Team Members:4

Middle School(12-14.99), High School (15-17.99) Collegiate (18+)

One or More Batons, Props Allowed, Choreography/Costuming should be a reflection of the music. Group/Partner work should all be incorporated to create a dynamic effect.  Music needs to be age-appropriate.  

Dance Twirl Team (School)

(3:00 minutes max)

Minimum Team Members:4

Middle School(12-14.99), Senior (15-17.99) Collegiate (18+)

One baton per twirler upon entry, but batons may be passed to other members during the routine incorporating group/partner work/floor coverage/patterns. No props allowed. Choreography/Costuming should be a reflection of the music.  Music needs to be age-appropriate.  

Show Twirl Team (School)

(3:00 minutes max)

Minimum Team Members:4

Middle School (12-14.99), Senior (15-17.99) Collegiate (18+)

One or more batons, no props, costuming/choreography should be a reflection of the music and should create a theme.  Floor coverage, partner work, exchanges, and variety should be incorporated throughout the routine. Music needs to be age-appropriate. 

Half-Time Show Team (School)

(8 minutes max)

Minimum Team Members: 4

Middle School (12-14.99), High School (15-17.99), Collegiate (18+)

One or more batons and small props.  The choreography of baton and dance movements should create a theme.  Costuming should reflect the overall theme. Music needs to be age-appropriate.  

Duet/Trio Novelty Show Twirl(School)

(3:00 minutes max)

Team Members 2 Minimum 3 Max

Middle School (12-14.99), Senior (15-17.99) Collegiate (18+)

One or More Batons, Props Allowed, Choreography/Costuming should be a reflection of the music. Group/Partner work should all be incorporated to create a dynamic effect.  Music needs to be age-appropriate.

X-Small Dance Twirl Team (Studio)

(3:00 minutes max)

Minimum Team Members:2, Max 4

Tiny Twirlers(0-5.99), Juvenile (6-8.99), Tween (9-11.99), Junior (12-14.99), Senior (15-17.99) Collegiate (18+)

One baton per twirler upon entry, but batons may be passed to other members during the routine incorporating group/partner work/floor coverage/patterns. No props allowed. Choreography/Costuming should be a reflection of the music.  Music needs to be age-appropriate.  

*Contest Director reserves the right to combine teams in the event only 1 group is registered in a category to increase competition

**To compete in a school event ALL team members must attend the same school and be current members of the squad.

 

Team Awards
1st Place-Large Trophy
2nd-3rd Place - Trophy or plaque 

Payments must be made via Cashiers Check or Money Order to "Take the Stage Twirling Studio"

Mail to 303 Heatherton Road, Florence, AL 35633.

Entries/Payments postmarked after the cutoff date of 1/4/2020 will be returned.  No late entries will be accepted.  

If you would like to pay via cc please send an email to takethestage@comcast.net requesting to pay by card.  An invoice will be sent to the email on file. CC payments will need to be received within 24 hours of registration/receipt of the invoice. 

2019 Twirl: The Competition

Florence, Al 35633

tel. 256-366-1918